districtofcolumbia | Periodontist in Washington, DC


  • U.S. Air Force
  • $180,600.00 - 180,600.00 / Year *
  • 715 Gallatin St NW
  • Washington, DC 20011
  • Full-Time
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Position Summary

When Airmen require specialized dental care, we make sure they have access to exactly what they need. Responsible for examining, diagnosing and treating diseases that form on different tissues around the teeth, Air Force Periodontists provide surgical and nonsurgical care to the issues of the gums and bones surrounding the jaw. These specialists play an integral role in providing the best care possible to our Airmen and their families.

Primary Responsibilities

Examine, diagnose and treat diseases and destructive processes of hard and soft tissues of the teeth

Interpret radiographs, evaluate findings and conduct treatment

Provide consultation services and instruct patients in oral hygiene and dental preventive measures


Your effort and commitment are essential to our mission, which is why we provide our Airmen with a benefits package that is unparalleled in the civilian world:

30 days of vacation with pay each year

Excellent healthcare coverage for you and your family

Food and housing assistance

A generous retirement package

Prestigious leadership, training and continuing education opportunities

Free or low-cost world travel opportunities

Excellent starting salary


This is an active-duty position as an Air Force officer. To be considered, you must meet the following requirements:

Doctor of Dental Surgery or Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry degree from an ADA-accredited college or university

Completion of a residency in periodontics, acceptable to the Surgeon General

Completion of 5.5-week Commissioned Officer training course

Must be between the ages of 18 and 48

About the Air Force

The Employer is the most advanced air force in the world, offering hundreds of career opportunities, from healthcare to engineering, in order to provide precise and reliable global vigilance, reach and power for the nation. Our mission is to fly, fight and win in air, space and cyberspace. And those who put on this uniform every day live by a set of core values: integrity first, service before self and excellence in all we do.

Associated topics: associate, clinic, clinical, dds, dentistry, general dentist, group, pediatric, practice, private

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.